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Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
for some military brides right here in our area. >>> and moving the election over, lawmakers turn their attention to the looming fiscal clip. in washington with the story coming up. >>> every day in one form or another, we face challenges. and the purpose of the local news organization is to better equip us to face the challenges. by tracking the important events and saying they unfold. alerting us to the information that we will need, when and where we need it. protecting us from those who may not always have the best interest at heart. preparing us for the days ahead. and don't face the life challenges alone. 9news, they will be everywhere you need us to be. >>> there is a bit of a potential showdown brewing between the white house and capitol hill. not the first time either. they will go back to washington next tuesday and they won't have any time to wait. >> other else we all face automatic spending cut tax increases that threaten to endanger the economy. they spent the day on capitol hill. >> now that the election is done, lawmakers are scrambling to avoid that dreaded fiscal
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
day was only a week -- up election day was only a week ago but metro is already planning for the inauguration. >> what they're going get to buy this year and what retailers are offering to get you into their stores. >>> in tonight's consumer alert a preview of retailers' holiday offerings and a jump-start for you. according to the survey or a survey by the national retail federation people have already started plotting their paths to the deals and steals and here's a look at what they're buying. nearly 60% will splurge on fashion apparel and other accessories, about 59% are going to give gift cards as presents. 45% will purchase toys and more than 22.5% will surprise that special someone in their life with some sparkly jewelry. >>> all right, since retailers have leaked their black friday deals this early now you will have even more time to figure out what you want to do and this season is all about integrating the holiday shopping experience. here's a checklist that you actually might want to keep. wal-mart is offering same day shipping in select cities. northern virginia is par
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
election night to address fears the u.s. could fall over the so- called fiscal cliff. economists say the country will be plunged into another recession if the president and congress cannot come up with a plan by january 1st. that's when the bush era tax cuts expire and drastic spending cuts kick in. the president is inviting congressional leaders from both parties to the white house next week to work on a deal. he says any deal must include asking wealthy americans to pay more taxes. the house speaker john boehner disagrees. >> the problem with raising tax rates on the wealthiest americans is that more than half of them are small business owners. >> on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. i'm not wedded to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> the president is asking the congress to sign off on an extension of the middle class tax cuts right now while both sides work to reach an agreement on the more contentious issues. because of the impending financial doom and gloom, virginia state agencies are looki
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
the week after the election one event after another. it doesn't add up. >> top fbi officials met with law makers wednesday. senator diane fine stein described it as. >>> also agreed to testify about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the new details are still being worked out. >> the president added that he had an extraordinary career and by his own assessment that he did not meet the standards of his job. at the white house, daniel. >> continues with our peggy fox. neighbors are reacting to the media stake out at broadwell's brother's home. >> reporter: this is where paula is staying and photographers and photo journalists are standing out here camping out waiting for paula to come outside and say something. it's been like a came of cat and mouse. she came out early this morning in the 5:00 a.m. for an early morning run and gave most photographers the slip. >> it's just crazy. it's like a small big town. >> the stake out the paula's brother's home includes a dozen of photo journalists. >> i thought it was a movie set. >> some are on the sidewalk and some are in
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
hint in there, that this scandal, if it had come out sooner, might have affected the election? >> i don't really think it would be, quite frankly, because i don't think it had much to do with what the campaign was all about. this campaign was about the economy, about jobs. it was about a lot of things and i do not think that the head of the cia resigning would have made all that much difference. i may be totally wrong about that, but i just don't think it would have. >> i think you're probably right. let's talk about the fiscal cliff, because i'm trying to figure out just how much compromise is actually on the table, because despite accommodating rhetoric, both sides seem to be digging in they're heels, not too far away from where they were last year. >> i think that's exactly right, derek. i think what you saw is both sides, there has to be a beginning. you have to lay out your opening positions and that's what you saw both sides do. one of the things that might help here, we've had so much more news in this investigation into benghazi, the scandals that have gone around. now we've
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